EXCEEDINGLY RARE FIRST EDITION OF DUNBAR’S FIRST BOOK, OAK AND IVY, 1893, ONE OF ONLY 500 COPIES PUBLISHED
DUNBAR, Paul Laurence. Oak and Ivy. Dayton, Ohio, 1893.
First edition of Dunbar’s first book, one of only 500 copies published, with 56 poems that offer up a peerless “expression of his own soul… rare and beyond the reach of most collectors” (Blockson), in lovely unrestored original gilt-stamped cloth. $9200.